Original Source of the Photo: CTLT, UBC
Original Source of the Photo: CTLT, UBC

I value Expertise, Quality, Improvement, Efficiency, Assessment, Collaboration, and Humour whenever I perform my role.

Feb. 2014 – present. Faculty Liaison with the Sauder School of Business, Projects & Faculty Partnerships, Centre for Teaching, Learning and Technology (CTLT), UBC, Canada.

UBC Flexible Learning was initiated in 2013 to ensure that UBC has effective integration of technology across classrooms.  The key is to provide improvements to teaching practice and learning processes that define how instructors teach and how students are engaged in active learning.

  • Provide strategic directions for Flexible Learning in the Sauder School of Business by supporting instructor development and teaching excellence through collaboration with CTLT and stakeholders across the university.
  • Provide overall partnership relationships between the Sauder School of Business and CTLT. I network and connect people within and beyond the Faculty to build internal and broad relationships/connections across various groups, including students, staff, and faculty members.
  • Observe innovation, draw from theory, practice, and research, and identify suitable opportunities that may enhance teaching and learning.
  • Enrich the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SoTL).
  • Provide consultations on funding proposal development and support for a broad range of project development including Flexible Learning, Teaching and Learning Enhancement Fund (TLEF), SoTL Research Fund, and Learning Analytics Engagement Initiative.
  • Support curriculum mapping and development for Aboriginal Management Program (AMP) and Musqueam Training Program.
  • Conduct needs analyses, plan, organize, manage, monitor, complete, and evaluate projects within allocated time and resources as project manager.
  • Work collaboratively and communicate effectively with all levels of faculty and staff.
  • Support projects that leverage technologies and pedagogies to support Inclusive Teaching, Flipped Classroom, Blended Learning, Distance Education, MOOCs, edX MicroMaster Program (UBCx’s Business Fundamentals MicroMasters Program), Personalized Learning, Universal Design for Learning (UDL), Experiential Learning (Simulation, Case Studies), Learning Analytics, Social Network Analysis (SNA), & Open Education as an instructional/learning designer.

Jan. 2010 – present. Sessional Lecturer, Master of Educational Technology (MET), Faculty of Education, UBC, Canada.

MET is a fully online graduate-level program. The MET curriculum is designed for educators at all levels and in diverse contexts: K-12 teachers, college/ university educators, adult/industry educators, and educational technology specialists.

  • ETEC 500 Research Methodologies in Education (Core) – Since Jan, 2012
  • ETEC 510 Design of Technology-Supported Learning Environments (Core) – Jan, 2010
  • ETEC 512 Applications of Learning Theories to the Analysis of Instructional Settings (Core) – Since Sept, 2012
  • ETEC 580 Directed Studies: Effective technology integration in K-12 and higher education environments

Oct. 2006 – Jan. 2014. Instructional Designer/Project Manager, Distance Learning Online Courses, CTLT, UBC, Canada.

I provided leadership in the application of educational technology. I also conducted research on the design and development of distance education, distributed learning courses and other educational materials. The key is to develop and manage the various projects from proposal through development to readiness for course delivery.

  • Led projects to design Online/Blended Learning/Flexible Learning courses (UBC-wide and Internationally: Social work, School of Nursing, Arts, Education, Medicine, Science, Applied Science, Continuing Education, etc.)
  • Managed the development and delivery of quality distance and blended courses and programs (Instructional Design Principles & Quality Assurance).
  • Contributed to program and curriculum design
  • Provided needs analysis, consultation, strategic planning, budget planning, and technology initiatives.
  • Conducted workshops for designing and developing engaging, interactive online and blended learning courses to enhance student learning as well as mentoring, consulting, and supporting instructional technologies.
  • Master of Educational Technology (MET) in the Faculty of Education – CTLT Coordinator (Jun, 2013-Jan, 2014), CTLT, UBC, Canada.

1994-2006. Language Instructor

My experience teaching language (Korean as a foreign language, English as a second language) in various contexts (Ewha Woman’s University in Korea; Concordia Language Village in USA; UBC in Canada) always highlights the importance of cultural understanding and communicative method.